Introduction: How to Bake Butterfinger Bars

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How to make the best Butterfinger Bars for all occasions.

By: Kathryn Franc, Shelby Montgomery, Arthur Luoto, and Daniel Spradlin

The following recipe will make about 32 Butterfinger Bars.

List of Ingredients

Layer 1:

  • 2 square unsweetened chocolate
  • ⅓ cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • ¾ cup flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp salt

Layer 2:

  • ¼ cup butter
  • 2 Tablespoons cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups powdered confectioners sugar

Layer 3:

  • 1 square unsweetened chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon butter

Materials Needed:

  • sifter
  • 8 inch square pan
  • spatula
  • two bowls
  • two frying pans (May also use the Microwave for these steps).


  • Contains Butter, Eggs, Wheat, and Chocolate

Food Allergies

Step 1: Layer 1

Total Time: 1 hr 15 min, (Prep. Time 15 min, Bake 30 min, Cool 30 min.)

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.

2. Grease 8 inch pan

  • Alternatively, line an 8 inch pan with aluminum foil

3. Add 2 squares of unsweetened chocolate and ⅓ cup of butter to a frying pan

4. Melt over hot water.

  • Alternatively, add 2 squares of unsweetened chocolate and ⅓ cup of butter to a microwave-safe bowl.
  • Place bowl in the microwave.
  • Set Microwave on medium power for 1 to 1½ minutes.

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5. Beat in 1 cup of sugar and 2 eggs with the melted chocolate and butter in a mixing bowl.

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6. Mix ¾ cup of flour, ½ tsp. of baking powder, and ½ tsp. of salt together in a separate bowl.

  • Use a sifter for better consistency

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7. Add flour, baking powder, and salt mixture to the bowl with sugar, eggs, chocolate, and butter.

8. Stir until smooth

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9. Pour mixture into 8 inch greased pan.

10. Bake 30-35 minutes.

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11. Cool for 30 minutes

12. Wait for layer 1 to cool before starting layer 2

Step 2: Layer 2

Total Time: 55 min, (Prep: 10 min, Cool: 45 min)

1. Brown ¼ cup of butter over medium heat in frying pan. (Heat the butter until it starts to get a brown color to it)

2. Blend in 2 tablespoons of cream and 1 tsp of vanilla.

3. Mix in 2 cups of powdered confectioners sugar

4. Spread evenly over layer 1

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5. Leave cool for 45 minutes

6. Wait for layer 2 to cool before starting layer 3

Step 3: Layer 3

Total Time: 1 hr. (Prep: Time 10 min, Cool: 50 min.)

1. Melt 1 square of unsweetened chocolate and 1 tablespoon of butter in frying pan.

  • Alternatively unsweetened chocolate and butter can be melted in the microwave.

2. Spread a very thin layer over icing.

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3. Let sit and cool to room temperature

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Now you have completed your bar cookies so eat and enjoy!

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MsSweetSatisfaction (author)2014-12-13

Oh man that sounds so delicious! Welcome to instructables, I hope we see more from you soon!

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